Chicago Literary Landmarks – Carl Sandburg’s home

Carl Sandburg's home - 4646 N. Hermitage, Ravenswood Other than neighborhood walks and short drives we haven't left the house for weeks. What better time to visit some Chicago literary landmarks? Yesterday we took a drive to Carl Sandburg's charming home in Ravenswood. Originally from Galesburg, Illinois, Sandburg moved to the second story apartment in... Continue Reading →

Chicago writers – Shel Silverstein

Like most kids of the last 40 or so years, I loved Shel Silverstein's poems. His books were a must buy through that glorious institution, the Scholastic Book Fair. The poems were hilarious, the artwork great, and the hardcover books themselves were beautiful. I regularly read all the classics - The Giving Tree, Where the... Continue Reading →

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